The first table below looks at the demand for PMP in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMP over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 77 105 93
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -12
Contract jobs citing PMP 44 21 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.76% 0.86% 1.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.18% 3.35% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £150 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £431 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.51% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.38 £38.98
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -16.94%
Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
712 626 692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.42% 25.59% 22.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 244 263
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £188 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 5
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.03% -35.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
PMP
South East

PMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PMP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PMP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

PMP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PMP across the Berkshire region.

PMP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

PMP
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PMP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

PMP Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

PMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PMP across the Berkshire region.

PMP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

PMP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +20 18 £425 +11.84% 4
Slough +3 6 £250 +25.00% 1
Newbury -2 2 £500 +16.27%
Maidenhead - 1 - -
PMP
South East

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing PMP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PMP.

1 67 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 51 (76.12%) PRINCE2
3 45 (67.16%) Project Management
4 30 (44.78%) Telecoms
5 20 (29.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (26.87%) Finance
7 14 (20.90%) Risk Management
8 12 (17.91%) Degree
9 11 (16.42%) Service Management
9 11 (16.42%) MS Visio
10 10 (14.93%) Programme Management
10 10 (14.93%) Marketing
11 9 (13.43%) Manufacturing
11 9 (13.43%) ITIL
11 9 (13.43%) MS Project
11 9 (13.43%) MS Office
12 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
12 8 (11.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 7 (10.45%) Digital Marketing
13 7 (10.45%) SAP
13 7 (10.45%) SharePoint
13 7 (10.45%) Automotive
13 7 (10.45%) Service Delivery
13 7 (10.45%) Logistics
14 6 (8.96%) Change Management
14 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 6 (8.96%) Change Control
15 5 (7.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 5 (7.46%) MS PowerPoint
15 5 (7.46%) Resource Management

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing PMP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.48%) CMS
2 3 (4.48%) Drupal
3 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.49%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.49%) Apache
3 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.49%) Commerce Server
3 1 (1.49%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 11 (16.42%) MS Visio
2 9 (13.43%) MS Project
2 9 (13.43%) MS Office
3 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
3 5 (7.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (4.48%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (2.99%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.49%) SAP HR
4 1 (1.49%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Office 365
2 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) Internet
1 3 (4.48%) 3G
1 3 (4.48%) LTE
2 2 (2.99%) 4G
2 2 (2.99%) UMTS
2 2 (2.99%) WAN
3 1 (1.49%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.49%) FTP
3 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.49%) DNS
3 1 (1.49%) IPv6
3 1 (1.49%) SAN
3 1 (1.49%) Wireless
3 1 (1.49%) 2G
3 1 (1.49%) WPA
3 1 (1.49%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.49%) Network Security
3 1 (1.49%) HSPA
3 1 (1.49%) ATM
3 1 (1.49%) GPRS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Ant
1 1 (1.49%) LabVIEW
1 1 (1.49%) CruiseControl
General
1 30 (44.78%) Telecoms
2 18 (26.87%) Finance
3 10 (14.93%) Marketing
4 9 (13.43%) Manufacturing
5 7 (10.45%) Automotive
6 5 (7.46%) Electronics
7 4 (5.97%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (2.99%) Retail
8 2 (2.99%) Legal
Job Titles
1 52 (77.61%) Project Manager
2 9 (13.43%) OSS Project Manager
3 6 (8.96%) Technical Manager
3 6 (8.96%) Technical Project Manager
4 5 (7.46%) Senior Manager
4 5 (7.46%) Senior Project Manager
4 5 (7.46%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 4 (5.97%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (5.97%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (5.97%) Service Manager
5 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Coordinator
6 3 (4.48%) Relationships Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Business Manager
7 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Supply Chain Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (2.99%) Architect
7 2 (2.99%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) Web Services
1 3 (4.48%) Flash
1 3 (4.48%) HTML
2 1 (1.49%) J2EE
2 1 (1.49%) Struts
2 1 (1.49%) Middleware
2 1 (1.49%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.49%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) DTV
2 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.48%) Social Media
3 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.99%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.49%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.49%) PMI
4 1 (1.49%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (76.12%) PRINCE2
2 45 (67.16%) Project Management
3 20 (29.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (20.90%) Risk Management
5 11 (16.42%) Service Management
6 10 (14.93%) Programme Management
7 9 (13.43%) ITIL
8 7 (10.45%) Service Delivery
8 7 (10.45%) Logistics
8 7 (10.45%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (8.96%) Change Control
9 6 (8.96%) Change Management
10 5 (7.46%) CRM
10 5 (7.46%) PRINCE
10 5 (7.46%) Resource Management
11 4 (5.97%) Time Management
11 4 (5.97%) V-Model
11 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce
11 4 (5.97%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.97%) Java
2 3 (4.48%) PHP
3 2 (2.99%) C
Qualifications
1 67 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 12 (17.91%) Degree
3 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (7.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (5.97%) MAPM
5 4 (5.97%) CAPM
6 2 (2.99%) CISSP
6 2 (2.99%) CISM
7 1 (1.49%) CIPD
7 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.49%) ISEB
7 1 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.49%) CCEE
7 1 (1.49%) CCAA
7 1 (1.49%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (7.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (4.48%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.99%) SLA
5 1 (1.49%) ISO 14001
5 1 (1.49%) QA
5 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) SCCM
1 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.45%) SAP
3 5 (7.46%) Oracle
4 4 (5.97%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (4.48%) Cisco
6 2 (2.99%) Google
7 1 (1.49%) Agilent
7 1 (1.49%) hybris
7 1 (1.49%) ATG
7 1 (1.49%) IBM
7 1 (1.49%) HP
7 1 (1.49%) Citrix
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